Sr. VDC Project Engineer

DPR Construction     Construction     General Contracting     NC-Raleigh-Durham     June 19, 2020

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DPR Construction

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We're a national technical builder specializing in complex, sustainable projects that utilize our in-house expertise and passion for measurable results.

Position Overview

Raleigh-Durham, NC

DPR Construction is seeking to fill a Virtual Design & Construction, Senior Project VDC Engineer. A successful candidate will lead development, implementation and support of all VDC processes across the region.

The primary objective for this individual is to support established VDC initiatives leveraged by project teams both in the office and field, and supporting model-based project management, process workflows, and construction technology deployment for DPR business units.


Responsibilities Include

  • Support project setup for 3D trade coordination, site logistical planning, and 4D sequencing
  • Aide and support training in various software packages (i.e.: Navisworks, Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, etc.)
  • Administer and support VDC coordination kick-off meeting and subsequent meetings
  • Configuring of project site to host BIM data (if applicable) or other equitable platforms
  • Support setup of VDC field equipment and software (total stations, laser scanner, UAVs)
  • Perform VDC work and support project personnel in VDC processes, including assistance with related technical support issues
  • Provide support for VDC services where applicable (laser scanning, drone operations, RTLS, etc.)
  • Assist VDC Manager in developing project-specific VDC strategies, scope and plan in addition to standard processes
  • Support implementation of project specific VDC strategy and VDC initiatives
  • Project specific leadership and mentoring for VDC and related technology fields         
  • Manage on-site construction team efforts in the implementation of VDC applications and processes in addition VDC deliverables
  • Assist project specific contract language in coordination with VDC Manager for trade buyout


Basic Qualifications

We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented individual that will relish performing in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, with ability to multi-task, produce quality deliverables, and meet project-based deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Apply low risk management measures

  • Effectively manage and multi-task VDC operations and processes on 2-3 projects

  • Travel and have a flexible work schedule

  • Collaborate and understand complex processes and produce solutions to them

  • Lead and be led

  • Understand, communicate, and explain technical processes and programs to every day users

  • Speak and present internally/externally

Experience In

  • Creating and executing strategic plans
  • Allocating resources and management of personnel
  • Hardware and technology platform adoption and integration
  • Training and education of programs and processes
  • Time/project management
  • Creation of visual graphics, media, and content
  • Basic project management and the construction process/workflow
  • Expert in leveraging and supporting Autodesk Navisworks Manage and/or Simulate
  • Strong knowledge of contractor facing authoring and collaboration tools such as Revit, Tekla, 3D AutoCAD MEP, Solidworks, Inventor, etc.
  • Design and Construction authoring/management programs


Education & Technical Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience in the building industry
  • Have 3-5+ years’ experience working in Precon, Operations, or VDC-related role
  • 3-5 years in the field of design, engineering, or construction
  • Intermediate level software knowledge in Autodesk packages (i.e.: Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks, etc.) and other platforms

Core Company Competencies

  • Technical Builder
  • Focus on customers (DPR, Client, and Trades)
  • Improve our core business
  • Collaborate, communicate, and drive design coordination
  • Lead and influence teams
  • Ever Forward
  • Deliver Results
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